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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Bitter
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg, can and bottle: Pasteurised.
Previously known as 70/-.
Experience the best of everything with """"""""the cream of Scottish beer"""""""". Its light creamy head with lacing to the bottom of the glass gives you a taste thatís refreshing and moreish with a hint of hop.


WheatKing's rating

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
WheatKing (1328) - Phnom Penh, - NOV 14, 2012
Lots of head. Viscous mouthfeel. Bread, caramel nose, taste is a bit sweet. Not so great.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badhack (518) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 26, 2016
Pours orange-golden with a nice frothy head. Light, creamy, malty, full mouth with a pleasant hop finish. This is an extremely drinkable and refreshing and light beer.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
minutemat (4272) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2016
Can @ Cirroís Italian Restaurant, Callandar. Pours amber, creamy white head. Aroma is very light malt. Taste is smooth, creamy and extremely light. Almost tastes watery and even aerated. I like a nice bitter, but this is simply lacking in character. Canít think of any situation where Iíd willingly drink this again.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerNinjaUK (243) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2016
Backlog rating: Tried in the hotel in Lochaline on holiday, April 2016. Pint pours pale amber with creamy white head, leaving good lacing. Aroma slightly insipid citrus, biscuity, lacking depth. Thin and watery, pretty bland and flat.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1949) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2016
Served too cold, pours a brown colour, bitter with a slight malty taste, keg at the Hebrides in Edinburgh

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkel07 (5152) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2016
Can from Copper and Oak Liquor Merchants 190516. Full bodied and quite creamy in the mouth but Iím just not all that fussed about the flavour. Looks quite good with a strong amber colour and a lush thick creamy head of foam. I canít imagine drinking a lot of this beer as one pint is enough for me.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
redders1974 (949) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2016
Very standard affair malty nose thick creamy head very easy but bland drinking

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepatrickman (835) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 3, 2016
Perhaps 10-20 thousand pints of it from living in Scotland for 6 years. Perfectly fine, really easy drinking bitter thatís light on flavor but refreshing and pairs nicely with pies.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tom303 (119) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2016
Deep amber creamy head. Sweet aroma flowed by sweet caramel malt flavour and very mild bitter balance. Decent easy drinking

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14074) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2015
Tap @ Terminus Den Bosch. Clear rusty orange color, average sized dense creamy white to off-white head that lasts forever. Smell and taste malts, hops, lightly bitter. Nice typical bitter. Pleasant.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
teorn88 (6459) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2015
Backlog rating. Draft in Edinbourgh, reminiscence if the trip from 2014. It pours a clean golden color with a small white head. Aroma is grainy and dry, light grassy bitterness and straw. Taste is grainy, slightly sweet upfront an more dry and bitter afterwards, with notes if grass, straw and starch. Light bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, meh


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